General Description

Body light grey to red-brown, pale white-yellow to pink-orange underneath. Lips with faint vertical stripes. Up to 1.7 m long.


Lowland Copperheads feed on frogs, lizards and small mammals. Females give birth to up to 30 live young in mid to late summer.


South-eastern mainland Australia and Tasmania.


Damp habitats, such as near streams or swamps.

More Information